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THIS WEEK
Friday, August 10
6:00 PM  Prozdor (appetizers)

6:30 PM Elul Kick-Off Shabbat Service followed by ShaBBQ Dinner. RSVP for dinner.

Tzedakah contributions are being collected for A Wider Circle's Back-to-School initiative.
Saturday, August 11
9:15 AM Torah Study

10:15 AM Kaddish Minyan
Elul Kick-off Shabbat Service & ShaBBQ Dinner
BBQ
Friday, August 10 at 6:30 PM
The High Holy Days are always a season of homecoming and connection. As we begin our month long observance of Elul, join us for a festive service, featuring Middle Matzah Conspiracy, our temple band. Celebrate the summer, and begin to look toward the fall as we join together for our annual summer ShaBBQ dinner. RSVP for dinner.
IN THE COMING WEEKS
A Taste of Mussar
Thursday, August 16 at 10 AM
Mussar is a set of teachings from Jewish tradition to help cultivate personal growth and spiritual realization in the midst of day-to-day life. Led by Rabbi Rosenwasser, the 4-part course will examine, from intellectual and spiritual perspectives, various middot or character traits and how we can better develop them.  RSVP.
OTHER NEWS
Join Sinai's WIN Core Team
Help lead our immigration advocacy in DC this fall. WIN is demanding the Mayor increase funding to $2.5M for pro bono attorneys to represent immigrant families and children, including detainees. Only $900,000 is budgeted so far, and detainees are excluded from representation. Meanwhile, the Mayor is boasting about the budget surplus, and temporary protected status (TPS) for Salvadoran immigrants will end in Sept. 2019. Additional funding will support attorney staffing at Ayuda, Catholic Charities, CARE (Capitol Area Immigrants Rights) Coalition and others.This is a chance to think globally and act locally.  More info?  Email Barbara Kraft.
TSWRJ and Voter Engagement
The TSWRJ is encouraging young adults to register and vote! If you are a young adult age 17-30 or parent of a young adult, please be sure to submit your current contact information to participate in this effort. Submit now.
Nametags
If you requested a new name tag prior to July 11, you may now find it on the name tag table near the main entrance. If you have any questions, please contact Karen Auerbach. 
IN THE COMMUNITY
Teach-in On White Supremacy
Friday, August 10 at 3 PM | Washington Hebrew Congregation
A Regional Townhall with Representatives Eleanor Holmes Norton & Jaime Raskin  featuring leading experts in the field from the Anti-Defamation League, the ACLU, and the Southern Poverty Law Center, and a special presentation by Reverend William Barber, the President of Repairers of the Breach.  More information  here .

Volunteer Attorneys wanted for KIND (Kids in Need of Defense)
Tuesday, August 14, 12-2 PM | 1201 L St NW, Floor 2
Represent immigrant children in connection with removal proceedings and is having a live training, "Representing Children in Immigration Matters." Lunch will be provided.  Staff will have information about cases that need to be assigned so it would be a great opportunity for interested TS members who a re attorneys to get involved.  RSVP's should go to   amangones@supportkind.org   by August 10.

DC Area Jewish Communities' Concert to Help Reunite Children with their Parents
Thursday, August 16 at 7 PM | Temple Shalom
Fundraiser concert for legal aid and services working to reunite families separated at the border. The suggested contribution is $20 per adult. All proceeds will go to support KIND, ACLU, and HIAS. Learn more.

Pastry Chef Alex Levin's 3rd Annual Rosh Hashanah Pop-Up Bakeshop
Let Chef Alex and the Schlow Restaurant Group prepare all of your holiday baking, desserts and nosh. TS members use promo code HappyNewYear10 for 10% off their order. Order now.

Tzedek DC's Eat Well, Do Justice 2018: Celebrity Chef Battle of the Blintzes
Monday, September 17 at 6:30 PM | UDC Student Center
Tickets and sponsorships are available here.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Sunday, August 26 at 4 PM
TSWRJ Wine & Cheese. RSVP.

Saturday, September 1 at 10:30 AM
Labor on the Bimah Kehillat Shabbat Service & Kiddush Luncheon
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